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News Archive

November 20, 2001
Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Debuts on FOX Sunday Evening with description

November 16, 2001
Universal Studios Home Video Releases Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas on a Fully Accessible DVD

November 12, 2001
Harry Potter Comes to Life for Deaf and Blind Fans

October 29, 2001
Second Set of Captions for Young Viewers Available on Arthur

October 22, 2001
New Video Releases With Description For Blind Audiences Available From DVS® Home Video®

Nickelodeon Series Rugrats Premieres with Description for Young Viewers Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

August 1, 2001
Media Access Group at WGBH Hosts Fully Accessible Film Premiere at Loews Universal City Cinemas

May 3, 2001
WGBH's Media Access Group Opens New Los Angeles Location

April 18, 2001
Public Broadcaster WGBH Forms Media Access Group -- The Only Organization In The World To Offer Both Captioning And Description Services

April 13, 2001
PBS to Broadcast Schindler's List with Captions and Descriptions for Deaf and Visually Impaired Audiences

March 9, 2001
PBS Home Video and American Experience Release Abraham and Mary Lincoln : A House Divided on DVD with Accessibility Features

February 1, 2001
Public radio station KCSM 91.1FM to simulcast PBS broadcast of Ken Burns's Jazz with description....

January 12, 2001
Media Access Group At WGBH To Provide Closed Captioning And Live Description For PBS's Inaugural Coverage January 20, 2001

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